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The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz pulled into Pearl Harbor on Tuesday after an extended deployment that saw the big ship positioned for support of a possible strike on Syria in September.
Financial disclosure requirements for Hawaii Supreme Court justices rate a grade of D, according to a nonprofit digital news organization.
The Hawaii Supreme Court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit contending that the Office of Hawaiian Affairs should spend its trust funds on people with 50 percent or more Hawaiian blood.
The 46-year-old man suspected of killing Alexis Gonzales, whose dismembered body was found Sept. 15 off Mililani Memorial Park Road in Waipio, is facing extradition from California to face murder charges in Hawaii.
Honolulu police are looking for an unidentified man they suspect is a serial rapist who has allegedly attacked at least three women in their Honolulu apartments from May to December.
Teachers and police officers are vital representatives of Honolulu's workforce. But can they afford to become homeowners in a planned second phase of Kakaako's first "workforce housing" condominium tower project?
The community group Keep the North Shore Country says the plan to deal with environmental impacts caused by the expansion of Turtle Bay Resort is deficient and that the city Department of Planning and Permitting should not have accepted it from the resort owners.
Allowing paid advertising on the sides and backs of city buses is the latest money-raising plan being proposed by Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell.
Family members and friends remember Peter Nakamura as a Renaissance man: an intellectual, extraordinary musician who spoke fluent Hawaiian and a public servant in positions ranging from planner to Kauai County clerk.
The state Department of Education announced Tuesday that Roberts Hawaii and Ground Transport Inc. will provide bus service for Oahu schoolchildren in the 2014-2015 school year.
Question: There is a bad animal manure smell around the Wahiawa Police Station/driver’s licensing station. On days with Kona winds, the smell is overpowering. I'm sure other people must breathe this stink air, too. Can you please ask the Health Department to check on the air quality in this area? I think the smell is from a pig or chicken farm.
Crash cuts power for some in Kaimuki • Kauai officials seek location of 2 boaters
California man is victim in near drowning • Aiea house fire does $215,000 in damage • Net fisherman found in waters off Kohala ID'd
WASHINGTON » Intensifying sectarian and clan violence has presented new opportunities for jihadist groups across the Middle East and raised concerns among U.S. intelligence and counterterrorism officials that militants aligned with al-Qaida could establish a base in Syria capable of threatening Israel and Europe.
BOSTON » Gillian Mason was passionate about literature in college, so she made a career of it, earning a Ph.D. in American studies from Boston University.
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Another hurricane season came and went in the Central Pacific this year without unleashing destruction on the Hawaiian Islands. The season was, however, twice as active as scientists initially predicted in May.
Days ahead of the Pearl Harbor bombing's anniversary, University of Hawaii researchers announced they've found a massive, sunken World War II-era Japanese submarine in deep water southwest of Oahu.